Gradient Slider V1

Today I decided to redo my gradient slider as a reusable class. But first I had to learn better OOP so after watching a quick tutorial over at GotoAndLearn I started moving all the code into separate class files. The main thing I wanted to do was to have the slider dispatch a custom event, […]

April 30, 2010

Particular 2 tests.

Below are a couple test video I made using Particular 2. I was experimenting with the settings to see what kind of smoke effects I could achieve.

April 29, 2010

Photo Painter App

Here is my latest experiment in Flash… this time its an app that takes a source image (jpg) and paints it giving it a very painterly look. You can tweak some of the settings such as brush size and blur. The image above was created using this. You can download the Air installer or source […]

April 27, 2010

ParticlePlayground Air App

Over the last week or two I have been playing around with particle systems and creating my own to learn all the maths equations behind them. Why? I was playing with Trapcode Particular and started wondering what all the maths behind it was. So I started creating my own particle system in Flash from the […]

April 21, 2010

AS3 Gradient Slider

Recently I starting working on a little project in Flash ( I will post on this later when I am ready to show it) which required some kind gradient slider like what you would see in the Flash IDE and Illustrator etc, where you can move colours around and add or remove them form the […]

April 17, 2010

Playing with Scriptographer

While at work today I didn’t have anything to do so I decided to learn how to use the Illustrator plug-in called Scriptographer. Scriptographer is a pulg-in which enables you to write custom brushes, filters or generative stuff using Javascript. The above image shows my first attempt at creating a generative brush. Basically it draws […]

April 9, 2010

Forlorn Gaze Short Film

Recently I have completed some motion graphic work for a short film called Forlorn Gaze. I worked with the creator at Nancy Vaudeville and graphic director at Symphonic Pixels to composite graphics and effects onto stop motion pieces for the intro title sequence, three logo idents throughout the film, and a news report intro. The […]

April 6, 2010